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Layout Model and Its Optimization for Man-to-Part Order Picking System

  • Shizhen Li
Part of the Communications in Computer and Information Science book series (CCIS, volume 208)

Abstract

It established the general layout model for picking area of man-to-part order picking system, and it has carried on the specific analysis to the average expected walk distance under the various storage strategies and path strategies through using some of the conclusions of previous studies. The layout model has universality, and the different average expected walk distances can generate different layout modules. According to the composition characteristics of the model, it uses a numerical example to show the method of solving for model and obtains the relevant conclusions of the layout of order picking system.

Keywords

Man-to-part order picking system layout model optimization 

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Authors and Affiliations

  • Shizhen Li
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  1. 1.Yangtze UniversityJinzhouChina

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